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  Instructor in Engineering Technology

  Effective Date: January 1, 2019



  1. Master’s (or higher) degree in Engineering Technology or closely related applied engineering field, with at least 18 hours of graduate level course work from an ACBSP, AACSB, ATMAE, and/or ABET regionally accredited institution.

  2. A minimum of 18 hours of graduate course work in Engineering Technology, Engineering, Industrial Maintenance, Manufacturing Technology, Industrial Technology, or related field.

  3. Evidence of successful college teaching experience.

  4. Evidence of successful research or scholarly activity.

  5. Ability to work effectively with administration, faculty, staff, and students from varied socio-economic and ethnic backgrounds.



  1. Ph.D. in Engineering Technology, Engineering, Industrial Maintenance, Industrial Technology, Manufacturing Technology, or closely related field from an ACBSP, AACSB, and/or ABET accredited institution. ABD’s will be considered.

  2. Minimum three years of applied experience

  3. Administrative experience as Department Chair or equivalent leadership role.

  4. Practical knowledge of Blackboard learning systems.

  5. Experience in regional higher education environment.

  6. Experience with course and curriculum development.

  7. Evidence of active participation in professional organizations, public service, and research.


  1. Teach four courses in discipline per term unless release time is authorized. Teach courses in areas of Electrical, Mechanical, and Safety.  Courses may include Industrial Mechanics, Fluid Power, Applied Statistics, Production Planning and Control, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Applied Strength of Material, AC/DC, Electro Mechanical Controls, Programmable Logic Controls (PLC's), Computer-Aid Drafting, Occupational Safety and Health, and other Applied Engineering Technical courses as required. 

  2. Teach other courses for which qualified when assigned, on-campus or online.

  3. Student advising, committee assignments, appropriate public service, research, professional development, and other tasks as assigned

  4. Perform other duties as assigned by The Department Chairperson and/or Dean.

  Rank and Salary:

  1. Salary is dependent upon training and experience; includes excellent medical and retirement benefits package

  2. Candidates invited for interviews are required to present a 20-30-minute lecture/lesson in the teaching area.

  3. Candidates invited for interviews are expected to discuss their research interests and their application to undergraduate students.

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until position is filled.


To Apply:

Send materials listed below to:

Dr. Aliquippa Allen, Dean

College of Business and Technology
The University of West Alabama
Station 21
Livingston, AL 35470


  1. Letter of application.

  2. Resume/vita.

  3. At least three current letters of reference.

  4. Transcripts of all college work. Unofficial transcripts will suffice for application. Official transcripts must be submitted immediately upon employment.


The University of West Alabama does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability or sexual orientation in employment, or the provision of services.


Minority applications encouraged.